Amazon's Whole Foods delivery service starts up in Philly

Prime Now offers two-hour service.

John McDevitt
June 12, 2018 - 1:20 pm
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PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As of Tuesday, the Philadelphia region is among 14 metropolitan areas throughout the country where online grocery shoppers can get free two-hour delivery of products from Whole Foods Market. The service is proovided by Amazon's Prime Now

"We are going to be delivering as far north as Hatfield (Pennsylvania), as far west as West Chester, and all the way to the east to Mount Holly, New Jersey," said Allon Katz, director for Prime Now. He says you can choose a two-hour delivery window over a two-day period.

"And we deliver from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.," he said. "And so, as you choose the items that you want when you go to check out, you'll just see a list of free two-hour windows. And when our driver is on the way, you'll be notified that we are getting close."

Also ultrafast delivery is available within one hour, which will cost $7.99 on orders of $35 or more.